Artist Hito Steyerl Slams a Weapons Manufacturer for Appropriating Leonardo da Vinci’s Name in Her Work for the Venice Biennale

The German artist Hito Steyerl has used her work in the Venice Biennale to call out one of the world’s biggest weapons companies for appropriating Leonardo da Vinci’s name.  In 2017, after a series of public-relations debacles, the Italian defense contractor Finmeccanica changed its name to Leonardo, “innovator in his … [Read More...]